Teen Injured During Armed Robbery

A Smithfield teenager was injured during an armed robbery at her home.  The incident was reported at 1:00am this morning (Thursday) on Bonnie Avenue in the Brogden community.

The 17 year-old victim said a suspect armed with a handgun took her Apple iPhone and 8 firearms. The woman sustained minor injuries during the incident.

Johnston County Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Caldwell said detectives have been assigned to the case and investigators have a person of interest.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office at 919-989-5000. Callers may remain anonymous.